APWU: Second Significant COLA Increase of 2017 Announced

APWU: Second Significant COLA Increase of 2017 Announced

APWU News – 08/11/2017 – In accordance with the 2015-2018 Collective Bargaining Agreement, career employees represented by the APWU will receive a 13 cents per hour cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) effective September 2. The increase is the result of an increase in the Consumer Price Index (CPI-W). The increase will appear in paychecks dated September 22, […]

Information Technology/Accounting Services Reaches Tentative Agreement with USPS

Information Technology/Accounting Services Reaches Tentative Agreement with USPS

APWU News – 07/28/2017 – The American Postal Workers Union and United States Postal Service reached a tentative agreement for bargaining unit employees in the Information Technology and Accounting Services Centers (IT/AS). This agreement is subject to ratification by the membership (under the Support Services Division). The contract covers approximately 1,140 IT/AS employees with service centers in […]

Postal Union Informs Public About Proposed Job and Service Cuts

Postal Union Informs Public About Proposed Job and Service Cuts

APWU – 7/27/17 – This Postal Heritage Day, two APWU locals celebrated the Postal Service’s 242nd birthday by holding informational pickets informing the public about the proposed job cuts by USPS management through reversions, abolishments and excessing – further disrupting services to the public. The Greater Seattle Area Local protested in front of the University […]

Fight Back Against USPS Reductions in Service and Jobs

Fight Back Against USPS Reductions in Service and Jobs

Update on the Fight Back Against USPS Reductions in Service and Jobs APWU – 07/20/2017 – Following strong resistance from the APWU – and the National Postal Mail Handlers Union (NPMHU) – USPS management agreed to a five-month delay in implementing forced reassignments and excessing of employees out of their installations. However, this may one be a […]

APWU: Tentative Agreement Reached with Salmon Companies

APWU: Tentative Agreement Reached with Salmon Companies

APWU – 07/12/2017 – The American Postal Workers Union reached a tentative collective bargaining agreement with Salmon Companies, the largest ground transportation supplier to the United States Postal Service. Truck drivers for the private-sector company are members of the APWU Support Services Division. The contract covers locals from Dallas, TX, Shreveport, LA, Little Rock, AR, […]

APWU National Agreement Provides Uniform Allowance for Postal Clerks in POStPlan Offices

APWU National Agreement Provides Uniform Allowance for Postal Clerks in POStPlan Offices

APWU – 06/16/2017 – On June 14, the APWU and the Postal Service reached an agreement resolving a Step 4 National Dispute that career Clerk Craft employees assigned to a POStPlan office are entitled to a uniform allowance. The parties agreed that career Clerk Craft employees who staff POStPlan offices will be considered eligible to participate in […]

Postal Union Geared Up to Fight Back Against USPS Reductions in Service and Jobs

Postal Union Geared Up to Fight Back Against USPS Reductions in Service and Jobs

APWU Geared Up to Fight Back Against USPS Reductions in Service and Jobs 06/16/2017 – Throughout the country, the Postal Service has launched an all-out assault on our jobs and is blatantly violating the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) in their staffing of post offices.  The USPS is reducing service to the community and disrupting the lives of […]

Arbitrator Goldberg found USPS violated ‘POStPlan’ MOU

Arbitrator Goldberg found USPS violated ‘POStPlan’ MOU

APWU Wins Another National Level Arbitration Award Arbitrator Goldberg found USPS violated ‘POStPlan’ MOU 06/07/2017 – The APWU scores another victory today, defending postal employees in the union’s bargaining unit. Arbitrator Goldberg issued an award in a national-level case over what remedy was due for the Postal Service’s failure to staff ‘POStPlan’ offices following an […]